Amenities

 
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Spread out and savor an expansive rooftop deck with a fireplace lounge, grilling and dining areas that provide sweeping views of Lake Union and tranquil sunsets.

A dramatic open-air courtyard provides light and a touch of nature to the interior units, while outdoor breezeways and entryways create a sense of household autonomy yet encourage owners to interact. Ground level retail space will include a new outpost of Grand Central Baking Company, which will serve as a casual gathering space where residents can enjoy a meal, meet up with friends and colleagues and work on their laptops.

Flanked on both the east and the west by large and lovely green spaces – namely, Gas Works Park and Woodland Park – residents of Wallingford 45 will enjoy walking their dog just outside its front doors in this pet-friendly community.

 Only two wheels needed. Designed for making the most of Wallingford 45’s location in the heart of Wallingford, a bike storage room allows residents to safely and securely store their human-powered vehicles, and individual storage units are available for those with additional needs. Residents can run daily errands, then head to one of the numerous farmer’s markets, shopping districts, or nearby restaurants, without the need of a car. Limited parking spaces will allow car owners to acquire designated parking.

Wallingford 45’s signature location along Wallingford’s iconic 45th Street is perhaps its most profound and enduring amenity. Described as “A Walker’s Paradise,” it is one of the most connected urban residential communities currently on the market, with a vast array of activities, opportunities and conveniences within steps of its doors.

 

 Lifestyle

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 Whether enjoying a gourmet dinner at the James Beard award-winning Tilth, picking up fresh-baked pastries at the on-site Grand Central Bakery or cooling down with a scoop of Molly Moon’s homemade ice cream, residents will find tremendous convenience and engaged community within a block of their front door. Beyond this local bounty, Wallingford 45 is also ideally poised to take advantage of all the culture and street life that has redefined and reenergized its neighboring districts. Wallingford has always been a conduit that connects the industry of Ballard, the “Center of the Universe” funkiness of Fremont, the sun-dappled streets of Phinney Ridge and Green Lake and the culture and academics of the University of Washington with the rest of Seattle. 

With a prime location at this nexus of activity, residents of Wallingford 45 are well positioned to take advantage of numerous professional, commercial and cultural opportunities within a convenient radius of home. North Lake Union is rapidly evolving into a high-tech hub, and the University District is reinventing itself as a center for innovation. These Northward expansions of the traditional downtown core are sure to bring increased value to the area, as well as a notable improvement in desirable urban amenities.

If you long for a connected, pedestrian-friendly lifestyle with a close-knit neighborhood sensibility and proximity to a host of dining, shopping and entertainment options, Wallingford 45 is the place for you.

 

 Residences

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 Wallingford 45 offers a portfolio of meticulously tailored new homes that fit with the lifestyle needs of a new generation of urban professionals. As increasing numbers of people choose more community-focused lifestyles, maintaining vast amounts of personal space has become less practical and sustainable. City dwellers are enjoying the freedom, low maintenance and relative affordability that a smaller footprint can offer. By creating a selection of urban one bedroom, one bedroom and loft residences, the esteemed team at Wallingford 45 are offering high level quality, design and luxury at a price point that is attainable to a wider range of potential buyers.

All 48 residences at Wallingford 45 are light-filled, voluminous units that belie their size through highly efficient and thoughtful design. They are arranged around a central courtyard that provides fresh air, light and a sheltered gathering space to all of the homes, connected by covered outdoor breezeways. The main building houses 44 of the condominiums, Grand Central Bakery, and Cedar House floral shop, while a secondary structure contains the 4 larger loft units.

Fresh, clean and contemporary. The interior design aesthetic is crisply minimal, with high quality materials throughout that include custom European-style kitchens with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops, and spa-like bathrooms with large showers, plenty of counter space and contemporary tile. High-end designer fixtures and LED lighting complete these timeless homes that can function as a gallery-like backdrop to a wide range of collections and personal tastes. Opportunities for customization include a choice of light or dark color palettes, and buyers will have the chance to purchase dedicated parking and additional storage space to better compliment their urban lifestyles.

Wallingford 45 was designed to appeal to the needs of Seattle’s new class of urban professionals, but it is also a great option for those seeking to downsize or acquire a pied a terre in an established, dynamic and historic neighborhood.

 

 Design

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 The collection of residences at Wallingford 45 represent B9 Architects vision for contemporary living. The interiors integrate seamlessly into the sculpted nature of the building’s exterior. By minimizing interior hallways and dead spaces, the design team has created voluminous homes that live much larger than their indicated size. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the units with natural light on all 4 levels, with some featuring private decks or patios.

 Every home shares a central courtyard that opens to the sky with numerous mature plantings for an airy, natural aesthetic that permeates the whole project. Outdoor catwalks and breezeways provide unit access and connect the residences, while allowing for open sightlines across the courtyard. Thoughtful, disciplined architecture comes together with a material palette that is informed by history and context to create a condominium community that is at once visually arresting, yet at home and in concert with its surrounding neighborhood.